[R] tcltk problems
erinm.hodgess at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 05:00:31 CET 2017
When I have compiled from sourced on Ubuntu, I did NOT include the
"with-tcltk" and it worked fine. Did you try that, please?
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:34 PM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz>
> It recently came to my attention that my R installation no longer has
> tcltk capability.
> I can't figure out why or what to do about it.
> I built R from source. I configured using the "--with-tcltk" flag. The
> build and install *seemed* to go OK, but after realising I didn't have
> tcltk capability I looked into config.log.
> There I found:
> configure:39486: checking for tclConfig.sh
>> configure:39519: result: no
>> configure:39528: checking for tclConfig.sh in library (sub)directories
>> configure:39549: result: no
>> configure:39561: checking for tkConfig.sh
>> configure:39594: result: no
>> configure:39603: checking for tkConfig.sh in library (sub)directories
>> configure:39624: result: no
>> configure:39721: checking for tcl.h
>> conftest.c:249:17: fatal error: tcl.h: No such file or directory
>> compilation terminated.
> I have tcl and tk (and the -dev versions) installed on my machine, and
> they are apparently up-to-date).
> Moreover if I do "locate tclConfig.sh" I get:
> And likewise "locate tcl.h" produces:
> So why can't "configure" find these files, and how can I tell it where to
> find them?
> I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and my last install of R was of version 3.4.2.
> My installation procedure always worked in the past ....
> Thanks for any tips.
> Rolf Turner
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